Free Webinar - The Effect of Poverty on Leadership

Join us for a free webinar this Wednesday July 21, 2010 at 3 PM Eastern

Framework for Understanding Poverty - and its effects on leadership and learning

Presented by Rebecca and Jim Holland

How is leadership impacted when poverty is present? How are teachers, mentors and leaders accepted in impoverished states? This session will explore the dynamics of poverty and how relationships, hidden rules, and formal versus casual language all impact education, teaching and leadership. We will review findings from Dr. Ruby Payne’s research and discuss how leaders can build relationships.

Rebecca Holland, is an experienced educator and parent who has dedicated her time and talents to leading children and youth. A graduate of Utah State University, Becky has a degree in Early Childhood Education and certificates in LindaMood-Bell learning processes (LIPs) and Mathematical Thinking (MTI) and currently teaches Kindergarten for an Idaho Title I school focusing on poor and academically challenged students in the Meridian Idaho school district. Becky has been trained in A Framework for Poverty by Dr. Ruby Payne.

In her spare time, Becky enjoys gardening, landscaping and exploring the outdoors. A mother of four children, Becky has worked in community and religious groups leading children from ages 4 to 18.

Photo by Mark Brannan

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